This event is the official kick-off to the brand new Yea, Alabama! program. First-year students will have the opportunity to come together with their new classmates, meet members from the faculty and administration, and enjoy BBQ food, games, and summertime fun. Students will also be able to view the solar eclipse taking place during the event and free eclipse sunglasses will be provided for safe viewing of the eclipse. The Yea, Alabama! Kick Off BBQ will take place on the Quad from 11am to 1:30pm.